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and tradition in san francisco of welcoming diversity when it comes to sexual orientation and gender identity. we have not gotten to the point where we can be completely satisfied that we are what we need to be. more than half -- almost half of all of the homeless youth in the city are lgbt youth; many are struggling for basic housing. we have many challenges but i am confident that we as a board, we as a city, can come together. i'm confident that we will really make sure that this is a city that works for everyone. and i want you to know - my colleagues and i remember the public not only those who are here those who are watching % that the supervisor is committed to doing everything i can so that san francisco lives up to the promise that i think is the promise the proximity of us who were not born here to the city and who kept so many of us who were born here, here. we truly are city that not only tolerates but actually cherishes values diversity. that recognizes the humanity, the merit that every individual has. that's why i live in san francisco. i believe that this boa
historical situation, i'm here to add my thoughts for this historical spot in san francisco. we need more spots like this. i'm here to support this becoming a historical spot in the southeast of san francisco. >> my name is randell evans and i'm a long time resident of san francisco and i also too support this without a doubt. i just want to bring it to everyone's attention that people forget real easy that san francisco is just one city. it's one city with one black community. when you talk about things that's great like this and then you look at the whole significant things that are happening not for us as a people, we need to really revisit that. i know you guys are going to be talking about is soon. i just get scared and lonely when i hear our folks being mentioned toward historical things because it almost sounds like something that is gone and never to be again. our names on the ground up there in the fillmore and that's supposed to be historical, but it's on the ground. the point i'm making, i think we all as a people need to realize does not know significant black l
task san francisco to help us in a noble cause. it is known as the -- career initiatives of 2014. learn about it. it will save our environment by using a viable renewable resource it will create jobs for millions of californians. it will be reforest our trees, seal, expunge, destroy any felony, misemeanor, present or prior. it will allow those 21 and over responsible adults to use cannabis responsibly like they do in other nations. it will tax the recreation industry like tomatoes and the money will go to the social infrastructure. we will go nationwide with this. plan ongoing worldwide with this. we will end the war on cannabis. using a medicine that comes from god, genesis 2:9, crack open your bibles. san francisco is a city of love. congratulations. it is the interest of my life work since 1976. god bless you all. >> next speaker. >> president chiu, supervisors, elected officials and public. i stand to be in a great deal of excitement because within our african-american tradition we are celebrating the 150th anniversary of the emancipation proclamation. i congratulate tho
that from the mayor already and part of it is san francisco moving forward in a way that other cities just don't do. first and foremost other cities do not pass general obligation bonds of this type for a park and none for waterfront parks so we are already ahead of game that way, and we are proud of the generosity of the electoral for supporting that vision. secondly we don't have many parks and in san francisco there are a couple of open spaces but not in the middle much heavy industry use. this is a working port. work is going on as we speak but it's a place for habitat and a place for our own restoration so it makes it absolutely wonderful for that and you can get here by almost every mode. i would like to say you could take the train and the historic train and i encourage you to ride your bikes and bring your dog. this is the first dog sanctioned area and we're proud of that and i want to say thank you to all the people that made it happen and as mayor lee alluded to it's a lot of people and byron and the rest of the committee and lead by karen paris and friends at the park conse
know each other here, wonderful. it will be a great day. welcome, everybody, welcome to san francisco. to some of you, welcome to the presidio, welcome to this absolutely gorgeous futures without violence center. i want to start by thanking futures without violence and esther solar for giving us this beautiful space to meet in today. is esther here? i haven't seen her. we'll thank her later. they made this space available for us. good morning, my name is me linda hague for those of you who don't know me. i was appointed by president obama a little more than two years ago to be united states attorney and it is my incredible honor to represent the president, the obama administration here in the northern district of california. welcome to the stop bullying summit. i'm a federal prosecutor so it may seem odd that here we are talking about bullying and we asked all of you to be here and i want to explain the origin of that and why this happened. you people, everybody in this room, has been involved in this issue and is doing incredible work on this issue and we were so honored to b
cards of san francisco, and we have photographs of the ferry building with all the piers in place. the ferry building went through the 1906 earthquake. how badly damaged it was it? >> just the clock tower was rendered on safe or compromised. -- it was rendered unsafe or compromised. they had thought about taking the clock tower down, but it has remained largely intact. >> we will talk more about the clock tower later on. it is beautiful. somehow or another, this big platform got built. do you know approximately when? >> in the 1970's, the park came in. they built the platform. it building and underneath this platform and across the bay. >> this was developed as part of the bart transportation strategy? >> correct, and the park construction at that time. >> it is not on this plaza, separated a little bit, let's colligate e -- let's call it gate e. >> it is adjacent. it them every now and then i talk to people who are out of town and people say where is the giant ball park. i say that it is next to pier 40. they make the assumption that it is next to pier 39, but we know that is not
for the grant funds. this is a three-way project between rec and park and the san francisco agency and the department of public works. the concept proposal right now is reducing the traffic lanes from four to two, one main in each direction. adding sidewalks, and build outs and limited speed light and bicycle facilities. very importantly under the one-bay grant process in january, most likely the authority board will be asked to allocate the funds for further project development. one of the main tasks is for the agency to go out and get buy-in on the concept define and refine that. >> thank you. >> the house has changed so if we could have a roll call on this item. >> commissioner avalos aye. >> campos. >> aye. >> chiu. >> aye. >> chu. >> aye. >> cohen >> aye. >> elsbernd. >> aye. >> ferrill e >> aye. >> kim. aye. >> olague. aye. >> and commissioner weiner? >>ite aye. >> the item passes if you could call the next item. >>al locate, $3 stx 390 stx 887 in proposition aa funds with conditions to the department of public works two requests and $1 stx 683,000 in proposition aafunds with
. the payroll tax in san francisco had been one -- i was here about a year ago explaining twitter. as everybody knows, they were not only threatening, they were planning to leave the city of san francisco. they had already identified a building. they said, we are about to grow to about 2000 employees and we are quick to get taxed for that. we think that is not going to be our business model. so we fought through it, david chiu, jane kim and i, we started to discuss with them, met with them. the key thing was job growth for our city, coming out of the economic challenges. so we started a good conversation, started the central market tax exemption. we got something out of it, which was to potentially relocate. they responded by signing the lease and we gave them a six- year exemption. we also said that we would have dialogue, continue to discuss with them and other technology companies what it is we reading they need to stay in the city. they indicated strongly there were about 30 of us to meet -- they really had to look at the long term. what could we do to not punished job creation? so we have
of certificates of appreciation for some really incredible work done by both civilian and two of our san francisco police officers. i see family members here. so we're going to do that. but before i do that, before he gets here, i want to make an announcement, something i'm proud of. our own dr. marshall, who is the president of the mega boys club and is on our commission will have to leave early to catch a flight tomorrow. he's been summoned to the white house to be part of a panel dealing with gun violence. he just found out about that. so if he's a little late, he's working on the arrangements. that's an incredible honor for one of our police commissioners. he ran a gun buy back program and we had a great conversation today about gun violence. he will share those thoughts with the vice president. so we're very honored and proud. when he gets here, a little round of applause. without further ado, call line item 1. >> the clerk: presentation of certificates of appreciation, action. mr. halloway, and officers matthew cloud and stephen gritsch. >> thank you, mr. president, commissioners, chief biel
the board good luck and god speed in fearing the san francisco transportation authority into many successful years and cutting edge work in the future, so thank you all. and now, for the actual substance of the report, a few things that i would like to announce, the first one is that the american road and transportation builders association and its 24th meeting in washington, d.c. gave the city and parkway the project of the year award as or because of the outstanding contributions to the advancement of public, private partnerships. and we all need to be aware of and proud of. the project was the first public partnership in the state of california, based on availability payments. in a way it was a leap of faith for the folks approving the project and in many ways it was not. because we did a tremendous amount of work to assure everyone, starting with this board that this was a, it was a great thing put passed and braise the trails of the future that will give us cost certainty and schedule certainty and we looking forward to that. i am looking to 2013 which i promise that i will attend and i
are seeing in between companies like google and apple and facebook with incredible growth. in san francisco, mayor lee has welcomed to the fold in twitter, zynga, companies that are into cloud computing, hiring lots of people that not only want to live and work in the valley but recognize san francisco as being part of the valley. we are, indeed, fortunate, from san jose to san francisco, to be part of the innovation economy. we are finally seeing once again california's innovation is leading us out of the last three years of recession. i do not know about you but i am pretty tired of the recession. i made a statement several years ago that it was about time for an adjustment to the economy, things were too expensive, overheated. two years after that, i regretted making that comment. it was great to hear jim say when you look at education, you look at the programs, traveling around the world, that there is one constant. there are people and technology that say this is a place they want to be. entrepreneurs say this is where they want to be. when companies like facebook are started at an ins
holiday season, happy new year. the san francisco unified district for january 8, is now called to order, please take the roll please. >> thank you commissioner. mrs. fewer. >> here. >> mr. hany. >> here. >> mrs. maufas. >> here. >> mrs. mendoza. >> here. >> dr. murase. >> here. >> mrs. -- ms. ly. >> ms. wong. >> join me in the pledge of allegiance if you like. >> mr. superintendent. >> thank you, vice president norton. good evening, everyone. i would like to announce that commissioners, wynn and norton and hany were sworn into office for four year terms by representatives and attorney general. the swearing-in ceremony took place last friday at tenderloin community school. a hearty congratulations, and welcome to new commissioner haney and welcome back to commissioners fewer, wynn and nort norton. >> thank you, mr. superintendent. now we will begin this evening as we do on the first meeting of every year with a special order of business, as stipulated in series 9000, the board will read out their rules and procedures, and may i hear motions on this item. >> so moved. >> second. >> any s
substitutes and like san francisco the sub -- substitutes are part of the union. they keep the classes going when teachers cannot be present. substitutes are the vice presidents for every teacher ready to step in and carry on if an emergency occurs. substitutes are the relief pitcher in the baseball of education. substitutes are the understudies to the teachers that star on stage. in california there are several categories of substitutes. we will talk about core substitutes and return to other substitute issues at future meetings. thank you very much. [applause] >> good evening, i am irvin. i am one of 15 core substitute teachers. we work at schools often covering the most difficult classrooms in the district. core substitutes are credentialed and certified. or average time in the district serves the district well. principals and teachers trust and appreciate us for our experience in classroom management. our high expectations are student learning. and because we keep our students safe. assignments may be of short or long duration. sometimes we assign grades when necessary. we fill vacant po
>> san francisco is home to some of the most innovative companies of the 21st century. this pioneering and forward looking spirit is alive in san francisco government as well. the new headquarters of the san francisco public utilities commission at a5 25 golden gate avenue is more than just a 13-story building and office ablation. instead, city leaders, departments and project managers join forces with local architectural firms ked to build one of the greatest office buildings in america. that's more than a building. that's a living system. ♪ ♪ when san francisco first bought this land in 1999, it was home to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building
and fellow americans in connecticut. but we are very fortunate in san francisco, as we have had an opportunity to reflect with the established partnerships we have in this city. not only with the city of san francisco and the mayor's office. but the police department. the department of public health. our community-based organizations. and all the multitudes of others in this community that work with us arm in arm to provide services to our students and community. we strive to bring safety to our workplaces. and safety to our schools. so that our students can thrive. and our educators can teach. we are fortunate to have trained professionals on our campuses. including social workers and nurses and wellness services. and ladies and gentlemen, if not for the largess of the san francisco voting community, we would not be able to do this. we want to thank you for the voting of our schools. when you go to the ballot box and vote for the parcel tax and bonds, this is what you vote for. the systems that keep people safe. and we want to thank you. and we have wellness centers and as you
to acknowledge former san francisco supervisor, what am i good friends for many years since the days of treasure island, annemarie conroy. maggie -- (indiscernible) and maureen irwin, my campaign manager another aid in my office. ahmed -- amazing people to work with. in terms of campaign structure and commitment to probably have the best team. i know that supervisor mar and supervisor yee ran hard races, but i have the best team. i am thankful to people i went to, public school, junior high, elementary, galileo high school. mr. wayne at galileo sent me a check, professors at usf, it was a humbling experience. there are so many people to thank. the last two people that i have to thank, first of all -- harris, the attorney general. she came out, stepped out there is reportedly and has been with me every step of the way. i want to thank you publicly, our great attorney general for the state of california and i want to thank the person who has demonstrated what it means to be courageous, to stand up for what is the right thing. amelia ashley ward, the publisher, she had my back and supported
and continue to hit the similar numbers throughout the general areas. san francisco still contribution about 20% of the labor to the project. and these "around the house" are the trades that are currently working and the numbers. any questions? >> director reiskin? >> great news, that is more than 10% reduction and you suggested a little mvp might be coming bab, is that a significant analyst? >> the way the contract is written, that it was a price for the installation of the 125 and the change order to add the 72 for a total count of 207. each shaft, each foot of the drilled shaft is what we calculated on. the original design length was 241' and that was what the bid was based on with a total estimated drill amount. so what we need to do now is wait until they are 100% done, the last shaft is drilled and from a quality perspective, approved, accepted. and then we'll say we add up the total feet drilled of each one and do the multiplication. because there are three different types of shaft with three different prices per foot. yes, the average cost of a shaft is well over $200,000 at the 241
in maryland. his assignment in san francisco was visation valley or martin luther king. he's maintained a 3.7 gpa and is not challenged. he has almost no homework and no projects. the gate program seems to be unorganized and communication with the teachers has resulted in little change. in order to reach martin luther king, kesean must take two buses results in a one-hour commute each way. we live five blocks from (inaudible) middle school. he was registered this december with abstos, we were understood that these schools were banned. his father was told that he would have no information about waiting list until march 2013, really, the list does not all right exist? what are the options for a solid student in this system? how can we get a good education for kesean? how can we plan alternative for what is not providing him with a challenged or adequate education? any places for me to pursue this? >> we have you get with the chief of staff, and have the middle schools to follow up with you. >> to whom do i give this? thank you. >> good evening ladies and gentlemen of the board of education. i
are returning to the january 9, 2013 meeting of the san francisco board of appeals returning to item nine. mr. sires. >> yes. pursuant to the recommendation i met with the parties and stating an agreement what i said i would do repair the retaining wall. >> he left. >> agreement that i signed and repair it and i would do that once construction starts. i met with mr. rogers and we exchanged phone numbers and emails. i wasn't aware and i don't have to do anything and i have to reimburse him and i will send him a check. i met with mr. wall and basically said it's not going to happen. >> and for the sky lights. >> that's the promise i made. you can't force me. i made the word and i'm going to put it in like i promised. >> if they allow you to. >> [inaudible] >> as councilmember hurtado said no reason to do it and nothing is blocked. >> i don't want to revisit the issue. the offer is out there. if you want to take it. >> (inaudible). >> the offer is out there that he pay for the sky light. all right. i think we should do the motion. >> i heard the offer. >> we are going to do that right n
in pittsburgh, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san francisco police today released new surveillance video in hopes of solving a three-month-old murder. investigators say the trail has gone cold following the killing of 46-year-old aleiah cruz. they hope the public will recognize the man. less than an hour later the man ran down the sidewalk. cruz was found stabbed to death in her home. >> we're trying to drum up any information. this might spark someone's memory. they might recognize this person from a neighborhood. >> police also released this sketch of a suspect. he is described as a mixed-reyes man, 26 to 35 years old with braids or ponytails. >>> new information tonight about a bone fragment found in a central valley well. police in hayward now say it is not from kidnapped victim mckayla garrett. that bone was discovered with the remains of other victim of the so-called speed freak killers. because of the victim's ages and the time they were buried, investigators thought the bone might have been garrett's remains but hayward police say dna testing shows the bone belongs to a previously-identif
>> good evening and welcome to the january 9, 2013 meeting of the san francisco board of appeals. the residing officer this evening is frank fung and joining him is darryl honda and ann lazarus and we expect ms. hurtado with us and chris hwang is absent this evening and i am christine grold the executive director. we are joined by the departments that have cases before the board tonight. scott sanchez is here. he's the zoning administrator and representing the planning commission and patrick rearon is here and i think that joseph duffy will be here as well and john qan is here for public works and street mapping. if you would go over the guidelines and conduct the swearing in process. >> the board requests that you turn off owl phones and pagers so they will not disrupt the proceedings. the board's rules of presentation are as follows. appellants and departments have seven minutes to present their cases and three minutes for rebuttal. people affiliated with these parties must be include in that time. members of the public not affiliated with the parties have three minutes
and of course the mayor and the bully project. we couldn't be more grateful. from the san francisco police department from greg sir to denise flair erty and cheryl jennings and the girl friday and kept us moving all day and to the communications that we got the word out through the media and laura who kept us moving today and financial support. if you read about the justice department in the paper you know we can't pay for anything. when people come to my office quite literally i can't give them coffee. people think the government is high flying and i am here to tell you it's not true. there was support for this event and we couldn't be more grateful to the people that made this possible and the rosenberg foundation and they are here, the san francisco foundation and dr. sander herself and a round of applause, the california endowment and others provided tremendous financial support so thank you very much for that. [applause] . we really do appreciate it and the cohost and mary lee and tom torque son and who you met this morning and our next panel is planning for student safety opport
together not only tenant organizations but also the landlord organizations, the san francisco apartment association, with the mission sro collaborative which was the major impetus with other tenant organizations in supporting this to create stronger public health policies and to limit second hand smoke in multi unit buildings. the hazards as we said before of second hand smoke is well documented. there's no safe exposure level, it's cancer-causing, it's toxic, it leads to thousands and thousands of deaths each year and by limiting access to second hand smoke, it's protecting people's health. also, when people live in close proximity to units where there are smokers in apartment buildings or multi unit buildings, they are in danger of the smoke seeping into or kind of coming into their units or common areas as well and this can result in prospective tenants really being exposed to hazardous air in their buildings. i think this is an important measure, too, that will really help prospective tenants finding out more where they may be exposed to second hand smoke but it's usually after the
, it is not a long-term solution for the residents of san francisco. for the last decade and a half, the residents of san francisco have been riding on equipment that they do not deserve and one of the most beautiful metropolitan cities in the country and you talk out of this beautiful room and building and you walk to the streets and see the equipment that the residents and visitors of san francisco is riding on, it is almost shameful and it needs to be addressed in a big way and all of the plans up there for the future of the railway, none of them include rest room facilitis for our members and our operators, we have over 50 locations that have no rest rooms and a lot of this funding should be addressing those issues as well. because, once again, you could put together all of these plans, in a blueprint, but if you don't have the equipment and you don't have the operators to move the residents, the riders and the visitors of san francisco then you have nothing at all. thank you. >>very much.. is there any other member of the public who would like to speak, please come forward? >> good afternoon,
with the city and county of san francisco, he was the managing attorney for the asian law caucus. i first met ed in 1992 when he became the executive director for the human rights commission and we were both 16. that's two decades ago, ed. i watched him soon become the director of city purchasing and then going on to become the director of public works. i think ed is the only mayor in city history that can carry tlau on the campaign promise to fill the potholes because he actually knows how and he's the only mayor in city history that can say he actually knows every single city street because his crews probably paved them. i have had the privilege of working alongside ed for many years in city government. he has always been a cherished colleague and friend to everyone in city hall. he's done the job, he gets the job done, never wanting credit, just the satisfaction of doing the right thing for the people he serves in the city and county of san francisco. i was thinking about the introduction of mayor ed lee lastity and we'll taking the time to think about ed as mayor and ed as leader. i've
be careful. northbound is okay on your way to san francisco, but northbound 101 is slow so ywatch out for that. >> -- so watch out for that. >>> sheriff's deputies say he had a live alligator guarding his potato. joining us from oakland, the gator called mr. teeth was taken. >> reporter: good morning, yes, we are just down the street from the alligator and that gator is now being treated. i want to show you a picture of mr. teeth because the gator is getting a lot of attention this morning. this is a cainen alligate and it is five feet long and again it is being treated at the zoo and probably will go into quarentine if it is acid as officials think it is right now. we will take you to unincorporated county -- and they went to this house where this 32-year-old man was living. they say he was on probation and they were doing a random check at the house and you can imagine a random surprise when they looked into one of the bedrooms. >> the alligator wall found in a bedroom to where the marijuana was kept. as soon as you get near the tank, the alligator gets agitated. >> this is the 34 p
environment. it reminds us of what san francisco initially was. >> this is a section for dogs and plenty of parking. transit is available to get you there easily. and the part is ada -- park is ada accessible. there is also a natural lake. this is your chance to stroll and let the kids run free. it also has many birds to watch. it is the place to find some solitude from the city and appreciate what you share with a wonderful breath of fresh air. , an experienced this park and enjoy the peoples, picnics, and sunshine. this is a lovely place to take a stroll with your loved one hand in hand. located in the middle of pacific heights on top of a hill, lafayette park offers a great square a of a peaceful beauty. large trees border greenery. it features tables and benches, a playground, restaurants, and tennis courts. there are plenty of areas for football, frisbee, and picnics. it is very much a couple's part and there are a multitude of experiences you can have together. bring your dog and watch the mean go with the community or just picnic at one of the many tables and enjoy all of the par
and i think it is time for san francisco, in this diversity and pioneer spirit to address this and make this happen. congratulations to all of the new supervisors. welcome. i look forward to working with all of you. god bless. >> thank you. next speaker. >> mr. president, ladies and gentlemen. this is a new year. and the board of supervisors should set off on a new footing to do something tangible for those who cannot help themselves. for the past year, let bygones be bygones. but now, you have come into a new year, 2013. i urge you, i beseech you, to do something for the unfortunate, especially seniors. [indiscernible] -- a great number of us cannot do anything to help themselves. [indiscernible] please help them. all other [indiscernible] mr. president. i sincerely hope, pledge, beseech that that individual will [indiscernible] and do the right thing. thank you. >> president: thank you very much. let's hear from this next speaker. if there are any of the members of the public who wish to speak please sign up on the right-hand side. >> ladies and gentlemen, san fra
for the city and county of san francisco. madam clerk would you please call the roll. >> avalos, present. >> campos present, >> chiu presnet >> supervisor chiu: present >> supervisor cohen: present >> supervisor farrell: present >> supervisor kim: present >> supervisor mar: present all members are present. >> chairman: could you please join us in the pledge of allegiance. we pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america, and to the republic for which it stands. indivisible, one nation, under god, with liberty and justice for all. >> going to the next agenda item, are there any communications? >> the first is a communication from the director of the department of elections or to certifying the official election of the order supervisors. districts 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11. and have been declared elected to that office. supervisor: mar, chiu, breed, campos, avalos. the second communication is a communication from the controller renewing the certification of the bond for the newly elected in the elected members of the board of supervisors. >> we will now proceed to the oath of
for my neighborhood. i lived in san francisco for many years. i lived in various zip codes in the area. why is it in this area we have to come in and beg for basic services, basic attention to the requirements of the law? i ask you under what definition is this type of demolition regarded as an alteration? it doesn't make sense to me, and i believe the safety, the health and safety of our residents, our children, as we live, work, breathe, eat, sleep in this neighborhood are -- it's going by. no one is caring. we have people here today lined up to talk about this issue, and i am one of those people. i'm sorry i am repeating myself. i don't intend to do that but i believe we have a greater issue here. i ask you to take action on this and please hold this applicant up to the standards that would be followed in every other neighborhood in san francisco. i thank you again for your time. >> thank you. next speaker please. >> hello i am shawn carlin. good evening commissioners. i live in indian basin and the adjacent area and hunter's point. i am interested in seeing these areas m
from the basement, this facility is running as usual today. . >> emergency officials in san francisco today ordered several building evacuated because of a gas leak. it started about 12:20 this afternoon. a firedepartment spokesperson told us a construction crew punctured a gas line. a pg&e spokesperson says the workers should have been using shovels. they expectfull service restored this afternoon. >> for only the second time in 40 years, the baseball writers of america selected no one for the hall of fame. that includesbarry bonds. rita williams hasbeen covering bond's possible use of performance enhancing drugs and is here with reaction. >> i found passions run deep about who should or should not be included in the hall of fame. . >> he's baseball's all time home run hitter but he was not a hit with baseball writers today. nor were others from the so- called steroider r every rna. sammy sosa got 12.5% of the votes. all far short of the 75% needed. >> it's the lesser of the evils. >> but you would not have voted for bonds. >> absolutely not. >> i believe he should've got in
. now a live look from our mount tamalpais camera, and san francisco -- you can see the grey skies. i'm here in the kron-4 weather center with jacqueline bennet. jacqueline? >> we are seeing some light rain. the shower activity will not be that extensive. you can see light rain over the heart of the bay. over the coast, ocean beach, san rafael. we can also see some rain over the golden gate right now and the richmond/a vital bridge. also, sinophile bridge. through cupertino, pushing-south to the sinophile branch. winds gusting pretty strong to the coast. some rafeal-san rafael--bridge. and also some shower reconditions with breezy conditions to richmond. and that is starting to press through the north bay with the increase in shower activity. this larger view of satellite & radar. spotty shower activity will provide instability will talk more about this in the showers coming up. brigha >> pam: the baseball hall of fame votes are in. and former giants slugger barry bonds was *not elected this year. in fact - no players were elected at all. joining us now, grant lodes is here to break i
are freezing in santa rosa. 45 in downtown san francisco. upper '30's for some of our east bay interior valleys. 43 in redwood city. into the afternoon when will see sunshine it will be clear. it will look like a nice day. when you step outside it will be cool. we are only getting into the low 50s in the south bay. fremont at 50 degrees. 51 for mountain view and milpitas. to the east bay a cool day ahead of us. yesterday was the warmest day of the next seven. fairfield climbing to 49. 52 for castro valley and 49 in pleasanton. we did see overnight light ride for the north bay. in will not be the case this afternoon. upper '40's from petaluma and navato . fifties for downtown san francisco. the winter weather visor is will go into effect tomorrow beginning at 2:00 a.m. we have a freeze warning indicated by the color of your screen. some of our east bay valley is again a frost advisory for the san francisco bay. i c wind chills--icy wind chills. >> there could be black eyes and it it could be a hazardous commute so be careful. --black ice. >> mid to upper twenties it will bit cold. bring your pet
francisco for participating in a street gang. he was on probation and transferred if sa san mateo couy and he was arrested in his group home with the shotgun in his possession. the suspect was then charged three counts of attempted murder, two counts ever murder, one count of participating in criminal street gang and one count of felon in possession of a loaded gun. lead investigators in this case, the major crimes unit, homicide and gang task force has the actual incident that resulted in this death. they're being supported by mission station, ournéj"s÷ patrl units, major accident team and others. on january 5, our officers from southern station, working in collaboration with pg&e were able to make a very outstanding arrest on metal theft from copper wire on folsom street. it sells for $3 a pound. there were hundreds of pounds of metal that were attempting to be stolen. the suspect in custody was michael o'keefer, 55 years old. the officers recovered five high voltage copper wires, and a second suspect evaded police. on january 6, there was an incident i know many of us have heard a
:32. a man who lit a woman on fire in san francisco in bayview will be arraigned today after being arrested in oakland on monday for the attack on starr lamare a woman he was dating and faces charges of attempted murder and arson after he doused tar star with gas and society her -- set her on fire. they were arguing before the attack. starr lamare is expected to survive but faces months in the hospital. >> we are learning more of the death of a home intruder at the hands of a resident. it was a conspiracy by an estranged wife that backfired. our reporter has details on that. >> apartment residents identified the couple in a series of pictures. together they have an 8-year-old daughter and five-year-old son. >> i seen them with the kid, picking up the kid. he was a nice guy. >> i come home on my break and i would see him but i never saw her. >> police say the wife told her husband she was cheating on him and wanted him out of the house but he wasn't moving fast enough. >> this angered his wife and she plot add burglary with the boyfriend in an effort to scare him and persuade him into leavin
. >> reporter: the last hall of fame controversy with a san francisco great was years ago. >> he missed two days of being eligible because he was out injured for two days, then wasn't on the roster, and it counted that against him. >> reporter: barry bondy and lefty may have little to do with etch -- other, except that mr. bonds ate at his restaurant lately. >> what did he order? >> a home run . a choice of pan characters meat and eggegs. >> should he be in the hall of fame? >> yhe should. >> reporter: likely , the best player of his generation. likely took steroids. >> they were all wasted when they played baseball. you got to let them in, and you got to let everybody else in. they broke the rules. and i think what it does, it tarnishes the accomplishments of the immortals that came before them. >> reporter: it's interesting to hear from fans but their votes don't count. >> the president of the baseball writers' association. i chose not to vote for barry bonds. >> reporter: steroids, she says, tainted the game. >> the current hall of fame players do not want players from the steroid era in th
discussion on item 9 held in closed session san francisco administrative code 67.12(a) action. >> second. >> all in favor. >> ayes. >> line item 11, adjournment. >> president mazzucco: so moved. all in favor. >> ayes. >> president mazzucco: thank you very much. >> welcome to "culturewire." today we are at recology. they are celebrate 20 years of one of the most incredibly unique artist residency programs. we are here to learn more from one of the resident artists. welcome to the show, deborah. tell us how this program began 20 years ago. >> the program began 20 years ago. our founder was an environmentalist and an activist and an artist in the 1970's. she started these street sweeping campaigns in the city. she started with kids. they had an exhibition at city hall. city officials heard about her efforts and they invited her to this facility. we thought it would coincide with our efforts to get folks to recycle, it is a great educational tool. since then, we have had 95 professional artists come through. >> how has the program changed over the years? how has the program -- what can the p
, they want to sell their wares and this city and county of san francisco who should be helping our veterans, i am requesting the gentleman to accommodate the veterans. if he does not then i will take it to the highest level. thank you very much. >> thank you. next speaker. >> (singing) ain't no valley high, ain't no valley low, ain't no space wide enough can stop us. if you need an artist we'll find a space for you, you don't need to worry, ain't no city space wide enough, ain't no city space low enough can keep me from spaces to you, remember the day you made a space, you made so free and i know i thanked you for what you did and i know now that i'm glad and make it better, don't make it sad. and there are spaces i remember all my life i got an artist space and these spaces have some meaning and now it's up to you too. >> thank you, walter. next speaker. >> good afternoon, i'm donna figarota with the union square business district. i just wanted to talk a little bit about the background for this project. it grew out of a larger vision for hallidie plaza that was developed by the bid s
this is abc7 news. >> good thursday morning. the embarcardero, san francisco, ferry building, gorgeous shot. no action for you expected here in san francisco. mike nicco is checking out would might be seeing some showers in the next few hours and maybe a little snow. he will check out live doppler 7 hd for you coming up. >> the accreditation of city college in san francisco is on the line. officials need more time for a report. drastic changes are needed to keep their accreditation or the school loses federal funding and may have to close. a trustee says they may not have enough time to comply with 14 recommendations by the march 15 deadline. the school is seeking to extend the deadline to offer the report. >> the kings may move to seattle in a $500 million deal. yahoo is reporting they would sell to san francisco-based investor and someone from microsoft. seattle lost the sonics when they moved to oklahoma city and johnson used to play in the nba the. >> the cheapest seats to the niner game going down in price surprisingly starting at $169 down $30 a ticket since monday. the most expensive
.s. san francisco, san mateo, marin saw the third best jump in jobs, austin texas first with 4.4% growth. >> reporter: the estimated 700 students and alumna, navigating the booths, were primarily looking for one thing. >> internships. >> distribution internships. >> director of the career center recommends students start early and start with an internship. >> by the time you are a sophomore you want to look for internships. 90% of employers look to convert their interns into full time employment. >> the key to get a job right after college. that is what i am trying to do get on that train. >> how many people here, we had a line and had a show of hands who were engineering majors. google, cisco and apple hire more arts majors from this university. >> linked in has reached a milestone, 200 million members, users in more than 200 countries, 74 million american, 18 million in india and the two most followed are richard branson followed by president obama. linked in stock climbed 2% following the newsenedding at $113 a share. >>> facebook has e-mailed this cryptic invitation to reporters for
is the second best job market in the u.s. san francisco, san mateo, marin saw the third best jump in jobs, austin texas first with 4.4% growth. >> reporter: the estimated 700 students and alumna, navigating the booths, were primarily looking for one thing. >> internships. >> distribution internships. >> director of the career center recommends students start early and start with an internship. >> by the time you are a sophomore you want to look for internships. 90% of employers look to convert their interns into full time employment. >> the key to get a job right after college. that is what i am trying to do get on that train. >> how many people here, we had a line and had a show of hands who were engineering majors. google, cisco and apple hire more arts majors from this university. >> linked in has reached a milestone, 200 million members, users in more than 200 countries, 74 million american, 18 million in india and the two most followed are richard branson followed by president obama. linked in stock climbed 2% following the newsenedding at $113 a share. >>> facebook has e-mailed this
years to the city. he will be a proffer professor t san francisco state. he was there with his wife and two sons. his wife is a physician in the city and it was a nice event, very well done. >> thank you for being there. >> president mazzucco: commissioner loftus. >> are we doing reports? >> president mazzucco: yes. i want to catch up with the chief. with reference to our reports, dr. marshall -- >> vice president marshall: no. >> president mazzucco: during the break i stayed this contact with the chief about the issues coming up and the events. i attended a crisis intervention team meeting with commissioner chan and our through commander assigned is commander korea, did an excellent job, retirement of chief dudley. that's about all i have to report. dr. marshall, you want to say something? >> vice president marshall: real quick i want to thank you for your acknowledgement for my going to washington friday to talk on this issue of gun violence. i mean i tell you, when i got the invitation, i was stunned. i said is this real? is this is not from the white house. you got to read it li
because to do that you have to do a virtual demolition and that's not allowed in san francisco. they came up with this plan to backfill. but the backfilling wasn't allowed. none of the current plans show that backfill. what we want is a stop work order put on the project. we want this built within a transparent manner. it's been kicked up to the highest level of building department as of today. i want to be in the loop as does my engineer. we would like an explanation for how they're getting away building five floors of wood frame construction. i guess that's it. do you have any questions for me? no? okay. >> thank you. >>> thank you. >> is there any additional general public comment? okay. seeing none, general public comment is closed. >> commissioners, that will place you under your regular calendar, item 7 was continued. it places you under item 8 for case no. 2005.0694c, 2554 - 2558 mission street, request for conditional use authorization. >> good afternoon, commissioners. rich sucre department staff. the project before you is a conditional use authorization request for a planned urb
is violently attacked in san francisco's mission district. and the victim is using social media to warn the community. kron 4's philippe djegal is live in san francisco. with more on what police are calling an attempted rape. philippe? she is a self described mountain climber fight off her attacker. she says she was walking down the 23rd street after returning from the haze section. she noticed a suspicious man walking towards her. she could not avoid him there were no side streets. she did not want to turn around because then her back would be turned and she did not know what was going to be happening. this is how she described what happened. >> she sent this out to friends and neighbors in the area. the suspect launched at me. he knew what he was doing and how to attack someone. ..... eventually, she was able to get his hand out of her mouth. she says that she was struggling and avoided he is described as an asian male. 5 ft. 8 in., 160 lbs. between 20 and 30 years old. has a small beard. he was last saying wearing a dark pants and a bar coded as wishard. >> some are organizing a rall
the san francisco unified school district, and 2013-13 initial proposal for a successor collective bargain agreement, both will be held on january 22, 2013. discussion of other educational, issues none. and item n, none. item o, we will vote on the calendar for one item that was severed. roll call. >> ly. >> yes. >> wong. >> yes. >> fewer. yes. >> haney. >> yes. >> maufas. >> yes. >> murase. >> yes. >> wynns. >> aye. >> item p, consent calendar resolutions, this our audit, 2-c, and our auditor is in the audience. >> i first want to congratulate president norton and vice president fewer, on your new titles. we have with us tonight leonard dana, to give you a short presentation on our 2011-12 audit. the company has done our audits for six or seven years now. and mr. dana has been a partner on this for three years now i think. >> i am on my second go around. >> exactly. >> usually when we present the audit reports, we usually have a lot to talk about. because of the findings. but i went back and looked at prior reports. and i didn't find one that didn't have one comment in them. and some comm
to live in san francisco. i come before you tonight to reiterate our support for this appeal brought by the brother hood way coalition as stated in january 33, 2013 letter to this body. we agree with the appellant's argument that the permit expireed in march 2010 and the new owners should reapply for the permits if they wish to develop at the site especially given the fact that the proposals by park merced and san francisco university were never factored into the planning department's study of the brother hood way project at the time. additionally i would like to say for the record in recent weeks our organization has tried to reach out to the current owners of the property to discuss the development plans and impacts on our community, both with phone calls and emails have never been returned which in our opinion is a strong indication they don't wish to engage in serious dialogue with the residents about the project. finally also for the record people purporting to represent the brother hood way and coming into the community and marking trees and vegetation for removal to facilita
the winds are now. --mild the winds may be dying down but traffic is picking up heavy into san francisco. >> we have some light rain and the forecast along the coastline. we're talking san mateo county. we are also say light right around boulder creek and the santa cruz mountains. higher elevations around 1,500 ft. we are also seeing a light dusting of snow. there interesting forecast shaking up. this is thanks to the cold front that has pushed its way and. a light rain, a little bit of moisture is associated with this system. the cold air and has drops' to snow levels. in addition to that it will get freezing. wind is a factor so when show will be factored into your numbers as we head into tomorrow. current temperatures are at freezing and napa low 40's for richmond oakland. 40 out the door in concord 37 we have been hayward. again we have the potential for snow, we are already seeing it on portions of highway 9 in the santa cruz mountains. one to 2 in. of snow is possible above 2,000 ft. up to an aunt or maybe a trace amounts only for 1500 to 2,000 ft.. we are monitoring the santa cruz
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